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McCall Smith, Alexander.
New York : Knopf, 2013
IL 3-6
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Precious Ramotswe is looking forward to meeting the new kids at school.  She wants to be a detective so she loves meeting new people and finding out new things.  She and her family live in Botswana in Africa and there are not many children in the school.  The new students will not be in her grade but she makes a point of introducing herself at recess.  She becomes friends with Teb and Pontsho.  And it turns out that they have a very special pet at home -- a meerkat!  Together the kids will work to solve a mystery that involves the family.

SUBJECTS:     Ramotswe, Precious (Fictitious character) -- Fiction.
                        Brothers and sisters -- Fiction.
                        Meerkat -- Fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.

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